British Virgin Islands

Coordinates: 18°30′N 64°30′W / 18.500°N 64.500°W / 18.500; -64.500

The British Virgin Islands (BVI), officially the Virgin Islands, is a British overseas territory located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago; the remaining islands constitute the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands.

The official name of the Territory is still simply the "Virgin Islands", but the prefix "British" is often used to distinguish it from the neighbouring American territory which changed its name from the "Danish West Indies" to "Virgin Islands of the United States" in 1917. British Virgin Islands government publications continue to begin with the name "The Territory of the Virgin Islands", and the Territory's passports simply refer to the "Virgin Islands", and all laws begin with the words "Virgin Islands". Moreover, the Territory's Constitutional Commission has expressed the view that "every effort should be made", to encourage the use of the name "Virgin Islands".

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Eagle-Tribune 18 Aug 2022
About Aftermath Islands Metaverse ... Aftermath Island Token Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aftermath Islands Metaverse Limited, is a British Virgin Islands corporation. Learn about Aftermath Islands' virtual worlds here and read about how the project is reimagining Metaverse experiences in the future in the project light paper and sizzle reel....

Stablecoin Tether hires BDO Italia for monthly proof-of-reserve reports

Financial Express 18 Aug 2022
dollar peg ... Digital currencies in governance ... Tether, run by a British Virgin Islands company, has in recent years published reports in which accountancy firms attest to the size of its reserves ... The most recent two reports were by a Cayman Islands firm, MHA Cayman. Before that, Tether used another Cayman Islands firm, Moore Cayman, its website shows ... ....

Explainer: How Local Elites in Developing Nations Perpetuate Colonial-Era Wealth Drains in the 21st Century

Jurist 18 Aug 2022
Overseas territories like the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are also gold mines for the UK ... British tax havens are responsible for about 29% of the $245 billion in taxes the world loses to corporations, according to Tax Justice Network, which ranks the BVI, ......

Tax cheat Robert F. Smith bought ranch, ski condos, nightclub with hidden money: report

New York Post 18 Aug 2022
Smith bought the Boulder River Ranch in Black Hawk, Colorado in parcels between 2009 and 2013 using $12 million of untaxed funds and spent $22 million more renovating it, the British tabloid reported ... Smith and his accountant Carlos Kepke set up foreign trusts in Nevis, Belize, Bermuda, and the British Virgin Islands, agent Merz reportedly alleged....

Orca Energy Group Inc. Announces Completion Of Q2 2022 Interim Filings

MENA FN 17 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orca Energy Group Inc. (– Orca – or the– Company – and includes its subsidiaries and ... ....

Genesis CEO Michael Moro Steps Down Amid 20% Staff Cuts And 3AC Losses

Ethereum World News 17 Aug 2022
Summary. ... Moro’s exit was accompanied by a cut in the company’s employee count, per an official press statement on Wednesday. At press time, the crypto broker boasts a workforce of 260 employees ... Michael Moro ... After a liquidation court order was issued by a British Virgin Islands Court, Genesis joined a list of claimants seeking redress from 3AC ... .......

Tropical waves in Caribbean could merge before moving north into Gulf of Mexico

Daytona Beach News-Journal 17 Aug 2022
Forecasters are keeping an eye on a tropical wave in the southwestern Caribbean as it heads north toward the southern U.S., according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center ...Track all active storms ... Atlantic hurricane season ... 17 ... A tropical wave over the central Atlantic is located between Cape Verde and the British Virgin Islands....

EXCLUSIVE: America's richest black man, tax cheat Robert Smith, put his girlfriend up in $60M ...

The Daily Mail 17 Aug 2022
Billionaire tax cheat Robert Smith put up his girlfriend in a lavish apartment using business funds and bought luxury properties around the world using untaxed income, court documents claim ... ft ... ft ... According to the Treasury he used his Swiss and British Virgin Islands (BVI) accounts to furnish the properties and pay for his family's travel there ... ft ... ....

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